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If you're using a hormonal IUD then yes, it can cause irregular bleeds. As hormonal Birth Control stops your menstrual cycles in order to stop ovulation it can stop menstruation, instead you can experience withdrawal bleeds and it is normal for these to be a little irregular.

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Q: Does the IUD cause irregular periods?
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Is it normal to have a long period while using and IUD as a birth control?

Yes, the copper IUD (intrauterine device), brand-named Paragard in the US, can cause irregular periods, heavier periods and increased cramps. These side effects are more common in the first six months after the IUD is inserted. The Mirena IUD, which contains levonorgestrel, may cause irregular periods in the first months of use, but over time you can expect fewer periods and less bleeding.

Can you be pregnant when you have and IUD and having periods and is the IUD causing me to have my period?

You can't get pregnant. The IUD does cause you to have periods.

Can IUD cause cervical cancer?

Known risks of an IUD: When inserted: mild to moderate pain followed by cramping or backache 3-6 months: spotting and irregular periods (Mirena) Heavier periods and menstrual cramps (ParaGard) More serious risks: Infection (usually in the first three weeks) IUD Displacement (slips out completely or partially) Uterine perforation (during placement) There is nothing in an IUD that will cause cervical cancer.

Can an IUD cause irregular period?

And IUD (or any hormone birth control) can cause irregular spotting, cramping or bleeding for up to three months when new. Upon insertion crampong and spotting is normal as well.

When do you get your period after stopping the IUD?

If you're stopping the non-hormonal IUD, like Paragard, you'll get your period on your usual schedule. If you're stopping a hormonal IUD like Mirena or Skyla, you'll get your period in four to six weeks if your periods were regular before starting the IUD. If you had irregular periods before using the IUD, you'll probably return to your previous irregularity.

Does Lexapro cause missed periods?

Does laxapro caused irregular peiords

Is it normal to have irregular periods?

No. But its not all that unusual either ... at least 10 % of women have irregular periods. You can get a work-up at your gynecologist, but some just don't have a cause.

Does the IUD regulate your periods?

No, the IUD does not "regulate your period." The Paragard IUD may make your period a bit heavier and crampier, but it's nonhormonal and does not alter the timing of your period. The Mirena IUD is hormonal. Irregular bleeding or spotting can happen in the first few months of use, after which women on Mirena don't usually have bleeding.

What is wrong if you have irregular periods and didn't get your monthly period for a long time?

Many factors can influence the menstrual cycle. Stress, diet, and exercise can cause irregular periods. Hormone imbalances can cause them too.

Regular periods till now. Spotting no period with IUD?

The Mirena can cause periods to stop, it releases a low level of synthetic progesterone. A copper IUD may cause periods to stop, but doesn't generally have this effect soon after placement. Depending on the type of IUD and the length of time it has been in place - you may want to check in with the doctor who placed it to see if you need a pregnancy test. Generally if an IUD is going to fail it does so in the first 3 months.

Can your period stop with an IUD?

If you're using Mirena, the IUD that releases progestin, your period usually will stop, although you may have irregular spotting in the first weeks or months of use. If you're using the copper IUD, your periods will not stop. If your period has been regular since using the IUD, and then stopped, take a pregnancy test.

Can Anti depressants medications cause irregular periods?

no, silly lol hahaha

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